Wednesday, August 10, 2022

ICYMI: Busch Gardens, COVID-19 vaccine, teleworking and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from the past week.

Home office

Williamsburg City Manager Andrew O. Trivette has directed city staff to telework, to the extent possible, for the next three weeks. READ MORE.

Williamsburg city manager orders staff to telework

Winter hours

Busch Gardens Williamsburg made an announcement this week that will result in more opportunities for guests to explore the park year round. The theme park will now be open in January, February, and early March for the first time ever. READ MORE.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg now running year round after announcing new winter events

First responders

Emergency medical services staff in the Historic Triangle have received the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Virginia Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. READ MORE.

IN PHOTOS: Fire, emergency medical services staff get COVID-19 vaccine

Car crash

Three people were injured, one seriously, in a Wednesday afternoon crash in James City County involving an intoxicated driver, police said. READ MORE.

One seriously injured in multi-vehicle crash in James City County

New cases

The Virginia Department of Health is reporting a rise in COVID-19 cases statewide. As of Dec. 10, Virginia has been averaging 4,000 cases a day, according to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Now the state is averaging 4,728 new cases a day as of Jan. 7. READ MORE.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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